Writing in General and the Short Story in Particular

by L. Hills

Here is a practical guide to writing short stories that explains all the essential techniques of fiction - from character and plot to flashback and foreshadowing - in a way that is both understandable and useful to the beginning writer. Long considered a classic in the field, WRITING IN GENERAL is the product of a lifetime of reflection by one of our best literary minds.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780618082346
  • ISBN-10: 0618082344
  • Pages: 208
  • Publication Date: 09/06/2000
  • Carton Quantity: 24

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  • About the Book
    Here is a practical guide to writing short stories that explains all the essential techniques of fiction - from character and plot to flashback and foreshadowing - in a way that is both understandable and useful to the beginning writer. Long considered a classic in the field, WRITING IN GENERAL is the product of a lifetime of reflection by one of our best literary minds.

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    “When [Hills] writes about writing, we should all pay close attention.” -- Richard Yates

    “Admirable, wise, and comradely.” -- John Leggett

    "Every aspiring fiction writer ought to read this." --WRITER'S DIGEST

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